newssports10 hours ago

SAI gives green signal to proposals worth ₹57 lakhs under TOPS

The Sports Authority of India has approved plans of ₹57 lakhs across various sports in order to ensure the country performs well in the upcoming 2020 Olympics under the Target Olympics Podium Scheme. The statement mentioned five sports and covered various expenses such as training and equipment.
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newssports4 days ago

Reports | Sports ministry yet to receive formal proposal regarding hosting of 2032 Olympics

Although the IOA has expressed its wish of hosting multi-sports events, including the Summer Olympics in 2032, the union sports ministry has informed that it is yet to get any formal proposal from the IOA in this regard. The ministry also stated that it is IOA’s duty to bid for sporting events.
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newssports5 days ago

Commonwealth Championship | Indian weightlifters bag seven gold medals

Rakhi Halder and Davinder Kaur bagged gold medals in the women’s 59kg and 64kg category respectively, to take India’s overall tally to seven gold medals on the second day of the Commonwealth Championship. The Indian contingent also won five gold medals in the junior and youth sections.
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newssports6 days ago

VIDEO | Ravichandran Ashwin embarrasses himself while trying to play reverse-sweep off a full toss

Deft touches, dabs, sweeps and reverse-sweeps have always been a part of Ravichandran Ashwin's batting armory. But during Nottinghamshire's encounter against Somerset, Ashwin missed a revere-sweep off a full toss from Dom Bess, and stood there in embarrassment as the ball crashed on to the stumps.
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newssports7 days ago

Mirabai Chanu clinches gold medal at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 191kg (84kg + 107 kg) in the senior women’s 49 kg event to secure a gold medal at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship. The tournament also served as an Olympic qualifying event and the points will come in handy for the final rankings at Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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newssports7 days ago

Sports Ministry seeks proposal from Niti Aayog on plans to privatise sports infrastructure

The sports ministry has asked the Niti Aayog about the detailed proposal on the plans of privatising stadiums and other sports infrastructures in India. One of the top sports ministry officials have made it clear that they want the infrastructure to be only used by the sportspersons.
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newssports7 days ago

India Golf round-up | Arjun Atwal cards one-under 70 at 3M Open; Aditi Ashok finishes Tied-40th

India’s Arjun Atwal has registered a score of one-under 70 to finish Tied-23rd at the ongoing inaugural 3M Open on Sunday. Meanwhile, Aditi Ashok continued her good run of form as he carded an impressive six-under 66 to finish Tied-40th in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic in the United States.
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newssports7 days ago

Swati Singh’s sample returns Adverse Analytical Finding for Morphine

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has stated in its website that Indian weightlifter Swati Singh’s sample has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for morphine. However, the IWF has not mentioned about the event in which the Indian female weightlifter returned an AAF.
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newssports7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We will try to pick wickets no matter the name of batter, says Kane Williamson

Although Kane Williamson acknowledged that Rohit Sharma has been the standout batsman in the World Cup so far, he has called on his bowling unit to assess conditions quickly and go for wickets regardless of the name of the batsman. Sharma is the leading run-scorer in the tournament with 647 runs.
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newssports9 days ago

3M Open | Arjun Atwal hits three consecutive birdies to stay in fight, Anirban Lahiri eliminated after third cut

Indian Arjun Atwal kept his chances alive of ending the inaugural 3M Open on top after he followed a disappointing patch with a hattrick of birdies to end the day on ninth. Meanwhile, compatriot Anirban Lahiri has had a frustrating outing and a third cut saw him failing to progress any further.
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